Questions of Space – a Festival of Ideas

Questions of Space – a Festival of Ideas

On 20 and 21 June 2016, the Cathedral will host a series of public interactive talks, walks, sights and sounds created by Humanities staff at the University of Kent. This unique partnership working between Cathedral staff and University artists, architects and historians will help participants to discover and learn about previously unknown, unexplored or secret spaces and aspects of the Cathedral,…
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Archives Tour and Afternoon Tea – Friday 7th August

Archives Tour and Afternoon Tea – Friday 7th August

Enjoy a Full Afternoon Tea in the Refectory Restaurant at the Cathedral Lodge, which overlooks a beautiful courtyard garden. Afterwards, experience a fascinating behind-the-scenes tour of the Cathedral Archives and Library. £19.95 per person. Additional information on the Canterbury Cathedral Lodge website.

Magna Carta Dinner with talk by Dr David Starkey – Saturday 4th July

Magna Carta Dinner with talk by Dr David Starkey – Saturday 4th July

To commemorate the 800th Anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta, and on the national day of the United States, we invite you to a special Magna Carta dinner. On arrival guests will enjoy a glass of Bucks Fizz in the beautiful Campanile Garden, followed by a 3-course dinner in the Clagett Auditorium at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge. After coffee we…
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Library Lecture

Library Lecture

The pursuit of knowledge and wisdom by the 17th century natural philosophers: Robert Boyle and Isaac Newton by Professor Ghazwan Butrous Thursday 19 March 2015 Discover the gems of the History of Science book collections held in the Cathedral Library and University of Kent collections Ghazwan is Professor of Cardiopulmonary Sciences at Kent as well as Honorary Professor of Medicine…
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The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Holy Week Lectures

The Archbishop of  Canterbury’s Holy Week Lectures

As we journey through Holy Week and prepare for the great celebrations of Easter, the Archbishop of Canterbury will be encouraging us to reflect on the themes of prayer, reconciliation and evangelism, through a series of evening lectures. The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Holy Week Lectures will take place in the Nave followed by a service of music, scripture and prayer…
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Hundreds fill Cathedral Crypt to hear best selling Author

Hundreds fill Cathedral Crypt to hear best selling Author

Hundreds of people packed the ancient Crypt of Canterbury Cathedral on Wednesday 26 March to hear the bestselling Author Ken Follett deliver a lecture entitled ‘Why Cathedrals’. The sold out event was part of an exclusive tour of five Cathedrals to mark the 25th anniversary of the global bestseller ‘The Pillars of Earth’. The evening provided a rare opportunity to…
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Ken Follett to lecture at the Cathedral

Ken Follett to lecture at the Cathedral

Acclaimed author Ken Follett will visit Canterbury Cathedral on Wednesday March 26 to deliver a lecture entitled ‘Why Cathedrals?’ in the Eastern Crypt at 19:30. The lecture is part of an exclusive tour of five Cathedrals  to mark the 25th anniversary of the global bestseller ‘The Pillars of Earth’. This is a rare opportunity to hear the bestselling author talk about the…
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